Category Archives: Feasts

Feasting and Easter

Resurrexit! There is nothing like the feeling attendant on the one who, although perhaps he has not scrupulously fulfilled every detail of his Lenten promises, approaches the Easter Morning brunch table and finds this… and this! and Egg Strada! And of … Continue reading

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In Hac Die Laetissima! Christmas Dinner 2016

Ah, Christmas Dinner…which I now post only at the request of two dear friends and former students of mine. They suggested that it also might be a way to cheer up the atmosphere of Lionandox.com since the last pre-election post … Continue reading

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Resurrexit! 2016

Happy Easter 2016!  

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Easter and Beef Wellington.

Easter is a red meat celebration. And what food could be more indicative of Christ’s Resurrection from the dark tomb than Beef Wellington – in which a delicious thick succulent tenderloin is hidden inside a beautiful puff pastry phyllo dough … Continue reading

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Easter Brunch – Resurrexit!

Happy Easter to all! Easter Brunch 2015! I will let the photos tell the story.

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Bottling Day

The English Pale Ale is now bottled and safely tucked away in a corner of my kitchen awaiting the Resurrection. Lent is a great time for bottling beer if for no other reason than the continual reminder it provides us … Continue reading

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Forty Days For Fermentation

As it is the first week of Lent I am congratulating myself on the steps that I have taken to prepare well for Easter. First I have made the usual meaningful but ordinary commitments towards keeping my Lenten resolutions. Here … Continue reading

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This is the day the Lord has made!

  Ok… Ok, due to popular demand I have decided to post one of my favorite Easter Hymns- even if it is in English. Just listen to this! This Is The Day (UPDATE: unfortunately these links no longer work! You … Continue reading

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